Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Spring Cooling 2023
An enrollment period for LIHEAP Spring Subsidy Cooling Component will run from April 17 through June 2, 2023. The program is designed to help offset the cost of a household’s electric cost.
Applications will be accepted during the enrollment period, or until designated funds are depleted on a first come, first-serve basis. Income eligibility for the program is up to and including 130% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Benefits are paid directly to the electric vendor. Individuals should inquire and apply through their local Community Action Agency office.
The Spring Subsidy Cooling Component provides households one-time benefit ranging from $38 to $200 depending on income levels and housing category.
All applicants will be required to supply the following documentation at the time of application:
- Proof of Social Security Number or Permanent Residence card (Green Card) for each member of the household.
- Proof of all household’s (all members) income from the preceding month.
- Most current electric bill, statement from your landlord if electric is included in your rent, statement from utility company if you participate in a Pre-Pay Electric Program.
- The account number and name on the account for main heating fuel sources and electric bill.
Assistance received during previous LIHEAP components does not affect household’s eligibility.
Community Action Kentucky administers LIHEAP in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services who receive the funding as a pass-through block grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.